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Marlene Twito

Marlene Twito (Juhl)

Monday, April 4th, 1938 - Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Marlene Ellen Twito the daughter of Edwin and Vivian (Murley) Juhl was born April 4, 1938 in Estherville, Iowa. She died on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake, Iowa at the age of 81.

She graduated from Gruver High School in 1955.

On June 3, 1956 she was united in marriage to Merlin "Mokey" Twito at the First Presbyterian Church in Estherville. The couple made their home near Wallingford and Estherville. Marlene worked at West Oaks from 1985 until 1998. In 1998, the couple moved to Arnold's Park. For hobbies, she enjoyed word puzzles, solitaire, mowing the yard and most important was spending time with grandchildren. Merlin died in 2017.

Marlene was a member of Wallingford Lutheran Church.

Left to cherish Marlene's memory are her children: Terry Twito of Estherville; Cindy (Matt) Mickelson of Peoria, Arizona and their children Emily (Conor) and Tyler; Connie (Jim) Early of Milford, Iowa and their children Lauren and Drew. Marlene is also survived by her sister Beverly (Jack) Hasslinger of Mesa, Arizona and sister-in-law, Mary Juhl of Des Moines, Iowa.

Marlene is preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Erwin Juhl and infant daughter Julie Ann Twito.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel-Estherville
    401 North 7th Street
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  • Service

    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 10:30am
    Wallingford Lutheran Church
    221 Saint James Ave.
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    Pastor Christine Lang
  • Interment

    Wallingford Lutheran Cemetery
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Darlene Hull

Posted at 06:44pm
Am so sorry to hear about Marlene, We had been friends for years, Mokie and Del were best buddies for years.
One of our best times when they spent their honeymoon with us in Haysville,Ka. What a great time we had. Will never forget
that time.

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Posted at 01:32pm
As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of your mother and grandmother..
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Becky & Wes

Posted at 11:20am
We cherish our memories of time spent with Marlene, she was a beautiful person. With Love and Prayers.
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